How to Uninstall Samsung Kies

The methods for removing Samsung Kies differ depending on whether the user is on a Windows system or a Mac one. There are also several different options for each system. Do not start to panic, though, as they are all both extremely fast and easy to follow.

Mac users can first try to remove Samsung Kies through its own uninstaller. Navigate to your Downloads folder and open the 'KiesMac_3-0_Setup.dmg' file. Select the 'Uninstall' option and click on 'Yes' to confirm your decision.

To uninstall Samsung Kies manually, open Finder and then go to your Applications folder. Locate Samsung Kies and drag it to the Trash. Unfortunately, some residual files may still be present. To remove them users will have to go to the Library folder that is hidden by default. Open Finder, select the 'Go' menu, and then click on 'Go to Folder.' Type ~/Library/ in the window that appears and then hit 'Go.' Once inside the Library folder, open Caches and look for the two files named 'com.samsung.Kies' and 'com.samsung.KiesCrashReporter.' Move both to the Trash. Go back to the Libary folder but this time open Preferences. Choose the 'com.samsung.Kies.plist' file and delete it. The last step is to open the Frameworks folder and delete the 'SamsungKiesFoundation.framework' and 'SamsungKiesSerialPort.framework' files.

Windows users can also try to remove Samsung Kies through its dedicated uninstaller. Open the installation folder of the program and look for either 'uninstall.exe' or 'unins000.exe.' Execute the file and follow the displayed instructions to complete the uninstallation process.

You can also delete Samsung Kies by using the normal Windows method. Open Control Panel by typing control panel in the search box on the taskbar and clicking on the top result. Click on 'Uninstall a program' located right below the 'Programs' section. Navigate through the list of installed programs or take advantage of the provided search field. Once you have located Samsung Kies, right-click it, and choose 'Uninstall.'

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